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  • CDC: Puerto Rico may see hundreds of Zika birth defects

    NEW YORK – Dozens or hundreds of babies in Puerto Rico could develop severe birth defects because of Zika, based on how an outbreak is playing out the ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Trump plan relies on skeptical GOP leaders

    DES MOINES, Iowa – His campaign roiled by infighting and Republican revolt, Donald Trump is working to address a battleground state staffing shortage ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • 1 year after church shooting, much is the same in Charleston

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The names of Confederate generals still adorn street signs in Charleston’s public housing projects, and a heroic waterfront statue ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • After fatal Disney attack, theme parks weigh alligator warnings

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – It’s an unwritten rule for Florida residents: Keep your kids away from ponds and lakes because alligators are everywhere. But ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans’ ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • CDC: 3 babies with Zika-linked birth defects born in U.S.

    NEW YORK – Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects have been born in the U.S., the government reported Thursday in its first accounting of outcome ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Divided America: Constructing our own intellectual ghettos

    NEW YORK – Meet Peggy Albrecht and John Dearth. Albrecht is a freelance writer and comedian from Los Angeles who loves Bernie Sanders. Dearth, a retir ...
    June 16, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Body of boy snatched by gator found in Disney lagoon

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy who was snatched off a Walt Disney World beach by an alligator and dragged underwater w ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Orlando gunman raged against 'filthy ways of the west'

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts before and during his attack on a gay nightclub, raging against ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Donald Trump to discuss terrorism watch list, no fly ban with NRA

    NEW YORK – Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will be meeting with the National Rifle Association to disc ...
    June 15, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • GOP lawmakers distance selves from Trump

    WASHINGTON – Dismayed Republicans scrambled for cover Tuesday from Donald Trump’s inflammatory response to the Orlando massacre, while President Barac ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Police: Man going to gay pride event had rigged magazines

    LOS ANGELES – Police found a loaded assault rifle with magazines rigged to allow 60 shots to be fired in quick succession, along with 15 pounds of che ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • FBI look at whether Orlando gunman led a secret gay life

    ORLANDO, Fla. – The murky picture of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen grew more complex Tuesday with word that the FBI is investigating whether he had been ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's Orlando response merely 'bizarre rants'

    PITTSBURGH – Hillary Clinton fired back at Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying the presumptive Republican nominee is offering voters little more than "out ...
    June 14, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • President Obama blasts Donald Trump's proposals: 'not the America we want'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered a scathing rebuke of Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric, blasting the Republican presidentia ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:32 pm
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